Mar 3, 2012 8:00pm PST
gingrich need to do and where they need to win to slow romney down. with pump prices climbing ever higher, the obama administration is feeling the heat, but do they really want lower gas prices? ♪ welcome to the journal editorial report. i'm paul gigot. a double victory on tuesday in michigan and arizona put presidential hopeful mitt romney back on top of the republican race, a position he's held and lost several times before in the primary process. so, how did he do it? can the same strategies help him in super tuesday states? let's ask, wall street journal columnist and editor, dan henninger. jason o'reilly, member, dorothy rabinowicz, and kim strassel. how did romney do it? can he keep doing it? >> i think so. in the exit polls, people for whom the economy was the biggest issue, romney won by 17 points. >> paul: yeah, that's remarkable. >> and he also won in detroit, wayne county, and macomb county, and so-called reagan democrat county, which is to say in areas where their people are under the most economic stress. he had introduced the new tax program, the new economic progra
Mar 10, 2012 2:00pm EST
, mitt romney and newt gingrich skipped. but santorum and paul were. we're watching what's playing out in wyoming and caucuses and the polls open until 6 p.m. eastern, 12 delegates at stake, in that state. and as you know, the goal, 1,144 delegates needed to clinch the nomination, keep it here for the latest results throughout the day and i'll see you again at the bottom of the hour as the votes are counted now in kansas and wyoming. right here on fox news channel. now, we'll get you back to journal editorial report. >> this week on the journal editorial report the republican race heads south. are mississippi and alabama must-wins for newt gingrich and can plus, new york's top putting political correctness above public safety. all that and the obama industry, stocks are up and so is the president's approval rating. how robust is this recovery? >> welcome to the journal, editorial report. i'm stuart varney if for paul gigot. with the super tuesday behind them, her they're headed to the deep south. what could be a make or break day for at least one. three leading contenders. it could
Mar 17, 2012 11:00pm EDT
to have solidified his status in the republican face as a conservative alternative to mitt romney. newt gingri newt gingrich previously staked his campaign on that, says he'll take it all the way to the august convention in tampa. >> we will continue to run a people's campaign. i believe after the two primaries are over, it will be obvious, that the so-called front runner didn't get there and from that point on we'll be in an all new situation. >> and joining us columnist dan ettinger and mary anastasia o'grady. and what do you think of newt gingrich, looks like even he does not believe he can get enough delegations during the primary. >> no, it's absolutely bizarre that he's insisting that he's a viable candidate. he's not doing well anywhere, but i think that he may have, be hanging on for three reasons. one, i think he doesn't think that santorum can get the nomination. >> right. >> and secondly, and he's not at that far behind in the the popular vote from santorum, and secondly, he doesn't think that romney, because romney hasn't been able to overwelcome anybody in any one of
Mar 10, 2012 11:00pm EST
romney and rick santorum. if he falls off the pace, 10, 15 points, that would suggest in the south where he should be be doing well, he does not have support and tremendous pressure on gingrich to get out. the expectation would be a lot of his votes would flow to rick santorum, i'm not so sure that's true. just as an exercise i'd love to see where the gingrich votes go, because i think we are not certain if this'll all go to rick santorum. >> didn't you talk, dorothy to newt gingrich and he said, quote, i was born for this. he's not getting out. >> he's not getting out and i think that they have designs on it, which he's going into-- you know, two kids of states, there's the south and there's the deep south. now, the races that newt won were the deep south states and those are coming up again now, mississippi, alabama, and if he wins those, this puts romney in a much better position because rick santorum will be blown out of the water. >> blown out of the water? >> in significant ways, yes. >> the bottom line is, you don't think that newt gingrich is getting out? and in alabama, an
Mar 24, 2012 11:00am PDT
he's-- >> and against-- >> and mitt romney is now running on individual mandate, but implemented it in massachusetts so it's a really weird political issue. >> the blow he politically to the president, if his supreme court overturns, at least even part of this signature achievement would be-- so-called achievement would be a very big deal in the presidential race. still ahead, he's back! >> paul ryan unveils the new republican budget and takes on pacs and entitlement reform once again, but with critics attacking from the left and right, can his plan survive the political fight? [ male announcer ] for making cupcakes and deposits at the same time. for paying your friend back for lunch from your tablet. for 26 paydays triggered with a single tap. for checking your line, then checking your portfolio. for making atms and branches appear out of thin air. simple to use websites, tools, and apps. for making your financial life a little bit easier. fight both fast with new tums freshers! concentrated relief that goes to work in seconds and freshens breath. new tums freshers. ♪ tum...tum..
Mar 24, 2012 11:00pm EDT
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